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Contemporary on the Inside: Marrying Old and New

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The fourth event in the Building New Orleans Then and Now series will focus on “Contemporary on the Inside: Marrying Old and New.” What does it take to read a historic building? Jennie Cannon West, of Studio West Design, specializes in the preservation of the architectural fabric of historic interiors. Bringing together historic architecture and contemporary design is a special kind of art – one best practiced in New Orleans. This program is part of both PRC’s Building New Orleans Then and Now series and its Maintain Right multimedia program.

This online program, presented via Zoom, is free to the public, but participants must register in advance.


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Building New Orleans Then and Now: Dialogues on the Past and Future of Crescent City Architecture

Join PRC for this free six-part virtual series exploring the influence of historic architects and builders on modern New Orleans. We’ll speak with contemporary designers about the lessons and inspiration they draw from old buildings and the people who made them. We’ll discover how some of today’s leading local architects approach adaptive reuse and new construction in historic districts. Along the way, we’ll meet some of their predecessors who left an indelible mark on New Orleans. The series of dialogues culminates in a roundtable conversation about what our city has to offer the world of design. This series, which will be hosted via Zoom and free to the public, will be moderated by PRC Policy Research Director and Advocacy Coordinator Nathan Lott. It was organized by Lott and Tulane Master of Preservation Studies student Laurel M. Fay, a PRC intern. See the full list of events in this series.


Unable to tune in live? See recordings of previous online programs here.


May 11
6:00pm — 7:00pm
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